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Automatically shutting down an ESXi 6.7+ server from a CyberPower UPS using the PowerPanel Business Edition 4.x

Posted by jpluimers on 2021/07/09

Unlike the name PowerPanel Business Edition, this is a free tool. It allows you to manage your CyberPower UPS and to shutdown various systems, including an ESXi host.

It took CyberPower from version 3.3 to version 4.0 of the PowerPanel software to support ESXi 6.7. Reason was that VMware ESXi 6.5 was the latest version supporting vMA:

Below the steps to get PowerPanel 4.x up and running on ESXi 6.7+.

First of all, you have to ensure your CyberPower is connected to ESXi via USB.

Then you need to download and install the CyberPower virtual appliance “PowerPanel Business”

When the appliance runs, you have to virtually plugin the USB.

Finally configure the virtual appliance.

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CP1500EPFCLCD – Backup UPS Systems | CyberPower

Posted by jpluimers on 2021/04/05

Reminder to self to write a bit more on the usage of a UPS my brother has got for a while now: CyberPower CP1500EPFCLCD with Pure Sine Wave output.

Before buying the ESXi support seemed incredible.

Some links to start with:

I got it via Amazon.de, though there might be better priced sources.

[Archive.is] CYBERPOWER CP1500EPFCLCD 1500VA: AmazonSmile: Computer & Zubehör.

TinkerTry links:

ESXi support:

I will write a new blog post with installation instructions when I start experimenting with this setup.

–jeroen

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